Tuesday, June 22, 2010

They Get Me Every Time

Masculine cards. They get me every time.  I used the Papertake Weekly Challenge 43 sketch to create this one, but I wasn't really pleased with it.

I'm also finishing up Thank You cards for Alyssa (for graduation.)  They should have been in the mail awhile ago, but cards keep trickling in and so I think "as soon as she gets this one done" we'll mail them - they have to go in non-machinable mailing so I want to mail them all at once.  I've tried to keep the cards very simple and I'm reminded that's what really appeals to me anyway - the simple cards.  At least the ones I make - I've seen some gorgeous, elaborate ones in blogosphere.


Here's an up close view of a heart that I used crackle paint on. I love the crackle paint - it gives it more of a vintage look.

Thanks for stopping by,
Marie with a : )

Monday, June 7, 2010

Graduation Thank Yous

Today was a day with absolutely no commitments.  That sure felt good!  Alyssa started working on graduation thank yous.  I gave her all of the thank yous I had in stock...about 25...but she needed 30 more.  So I had a good excuse for playing in the craft room on such a HOT day.
I've been doing them in batches of 5 to 8 cards in one style.  I used the Twisted Sketches and  some of the cards have yellow butterflies in lieu of the orange one (I forgot to take a picture with the yellow one and I'm too tired to start over with  taking, uploading/editing photos so please use your imagination : )


It's wayyyy past my bedtime so I'll say good night!
Marie with a : )

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Alyssa Mini Album DONE!

My main concern was getting the 12 x 12 album done, but Alyssa also wanted some sort of "notebook" for people to sign.  Here's what I came up with:

Thanks for stopping by,
Marie with a : )